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QuestBusters: The Adventurers' Journal

Scans by the Museum of Computer Adventure Game History. From their description:

"Put out by Adventure gamer Shay Addams starting in the early eighties, it is amazing to just look at this thing over the years and see how it grew and changed (see pictures). Starting from a little 8-page flyer, it grew to an oversized 16-page monthly newsletter, with hundreds (thousands?) of readers. Hundreds of computer game hints, reviews and solutions appeared here throughout the years. These are a must-have for any computer game fan. Note the Quest for Clues series of books were all compiled from hints published in this journal. Below you will find every single issue of the newsletter. QuestBusters journal served as a place for adventurers to gather, exchange hints, and read reviews long before anything resembling the internet was in common use. It lasted ten long years and spawned nearly a dozen Questbusters hint books."


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game 115
quest 100
ultima 96
adventure 81
questbusters 67
space quest 63
sound effects 55
zork 38
ibm 35
police quest 35
games 32
infocom 27
leisure suit 24
msdos 22
magic 21
amiga 20
send list 20
hard disk 19
magic candle 19
combat 18
science fiction 18
enter 17
send sase 16
adventures 14
dungeon 13
monkey island 12
characters 11
graphic adventure 11
parser 11
return 11
suit larry 11
swap shop 11
system ibm 11
character 10
shay addams 10
wizardry 10
graphics 9
phantasie 9
star trek 9
vga 9
examine 8
experience points 8
infocom games 8
secret door 8
bard 7
construction set 7
destiny knight 7
dragon 7
program 7
sound blaster 7
star control 7
takes place 7
adventure construction 6
disk 6
east 6
electronic arts 6
interactive fiction 6
planned ports 6
space 6
ultima underworld 6
animated 5
apple 5
click 5
crimson crown 5
death knights 5
dragon wars 5
gold box 5
hint books 5
hit points 5
key word 5
lord british 5
puzzles 5
stephen king 5
west 5
buck rogers 4
ces 4
character disk 4
computer game 4
dungeon master 4
east east 4
faery tale 4
graphic 4
indiana jones 4
interface 4
leather goddesses 4
operate 4
savage frontier 4
star 4
wait till 4
west west 4
aces guide 3
acs 3
adventure game 3
amazon 3
computer games 3
continued 3
duffy 3
elvira 3
exit 3
free issues 3
gabriel knight 3
guide 3
ibm version 3
interactive 3
martian 3
martian dreams 3
official 3
official players 3
players guide 3
pob 3
quest iii 3
room 3
save game 3
silver blades 3
sound 3
spellbreaker 3
spot animation 3
stealth affair 3
text adventure 3
unlock door 3
walk 3
wing commander 3
adventure games 2
adventure system 2
alien 2
amiga version 2
apple games 2
atari 2
bad blood 2
beam 2
blue force 2
border zone 2
byron preiss 2
cast 2
character interaction 2
clues 2
commodore 2
cosmic forge 2
cube 2
dark 2
dark lord 2
dark queen 2
dark sun 2
drop 2
eternal dagger 2
exit east 2
follow map 2
game called 2
game designers 2
game play 2
graphic adventures 2
guild 2
hand cursor 2
high stakes 2
inca 2
interplay 2
knights 2
larry 2
las vegas 2
level 2
lost treasures 2
magic system 2
mars saga 2
maze 2
mind forever 2
monsters 2
moon gate 2
murder club 2
open 2
original adventure 2
paper mayhem 2
players 2
press button 2
push button 2
quest companion 2
quests 2
rare book 2
real estate 2
rex nebular 2
san francisco 2
savage 2
saved game 2
serpent isle 2
sherlock holmes 2
skill points 2
sound boards 2
space rogue 2
space ship 2
space station 2
spells 2
star fleet 2
starflight 2
superhero league 2
tactical combat 2
tass times 2
text window 2
time travel 2
tion 2
tire iron 2
trillium 2
English 119
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